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Police appeal for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in High Wycombe

| December 4, 2021

An appeal for witnesses has been launched by Thames Valley Police following a racially aggravated assault in High Wycombe.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 1st December 2021, at around 3.20pm, in Shelburne Road. A man booked a taxi as his car had broken down, however when the taxi arrived the man/passenger became angry with the taxi driver calling him derogatory names relating to his ethnic background.

When the taxi driver asked the passenger to get out of the taxi, the passenger held the driver by the neck and shouted at him. The passenger then got out of the taxi and left.

The man involved in the incident is described as a white man, approximately 5ft 5ins tall of slim build, with short brown hair, clean shaven and squashed facial features. He was wearing brown clothes, had a deep voice and his broken down car is described as a grey estate.

Investigating officer PC Cameron Parker-Graham based at High Wycombe police station, said: ‘We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or any with information about what happened, to please come forward.

To report any information to police, please call 101 or make a report online, quoting reference 43210543280.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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